Inflammatory Myopathy Panel - Cancel and reorder as LSMISC LG6685


Sunquest Code:NMIMP  
Epic Code:LAB6858Epic Name:Inflammatory Myopathy Panel Frozen
Order Instructions:U of MN Neuromuscular lab temporarily closed. Send to HCMC. See Neuromuscular/EM Specimen to HCMC LG6685.
Synonyms:NMIMP
Methodology:Light microscopy and histochemistry
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Test Includes:Alpha beta crystalline, CD3, CD4, CD8, CD20, CD68, UCHL-1 MHCI, MHCII, C5b9, Ubiquitin
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 2 weeks.
Associated Links:

U of MN Neuromuscular Path Lab Request Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Tissue
Optimal Volume:2 pieces of tissue 1 cm by 0.5 cm
Collection Instructions:Wrap both pieces of fresh muscle in saline-moistened gauze (squeeze out excess) and place in a fresh specimen cup. Attach patient label to specimen cup. On label, document what muscle was excised and time sample was placed I container and attach to cup.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Do not store.
Shipping Instructions:Specimen must arrive at the U of MN Neuromuscular Lab within 1 hour of collection and before 2:00 pm. No exceptions. Transport specimen in a biohazard marked Styrofoam container containing wet ice. If using a courier: Call Neuromuscular Lab at least 24 hours before proposed procedure at 612-626-4703 or page 612-899-5510 BEFORE scheduling or shipping anything. This allows questions to be answered and ensures staff availability to accept the specimen. If unable to reach the lab, please page Dr. Karachunski at 612-899-7635.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (U of MN Neuromuscular Pathology Lab)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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